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Brand toolkit

Brand toolkit

Whether you’re representing the University overseas or welcoming visitors to our campus, you’ll need the most up-to-date, on-brand materials to help you describe what makes Manchester bigger, better and different.

Filter, browse and download any of the key tools below to use when promoting our University. If you need hard print copies or video downloads, please contact helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk.

University slide catalogue (white) image

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University slide catalogue (white)

(Powerpoint — 15MB)

A catalogue of slides covering our history, achievements, research excellence, outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility.

Examples of usage: Any presentation that requires content that introduces the University.

University slide catalogue (purple)

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University slide catalogue (purple)

(Powerpoint — 12MB)

A catalogue of slides covering our history, achievements, research excellence, outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility.

Examples of usage: Any presentation that requires content that introduces the University.

University introductory script

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University introductory script

(PDF file — 71KB)

A script that details our history, core goals, role in the city of Manchester and its culture, international standing, and vision for the future.

Examples of usage: Any presentation that requires content that introduces the University.

University key messages checklist

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University key messages checklist

(PDF file — 126KB)

A reference guide on key messages, including our latest developments, vision, history, key people, size and global and local influence.

Examples of usage: A comprehensive aide-memoire on key messages about the University.

Facts and Figures 2018

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Facts and Figures 2018

(PDF file — 5.4MB)

A pocket-size annual publication that introduces our University through key facts and figures. Order hard copies from helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk.

Examples of usage: A brief aide-memoire on key facts and figures, a handout at visits or presentations.

Knowledge, Wisdom and Humanity

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Knowledge, Wisdom and Humanity

(PDF file — 11MB)

A look at the people, places and events that have defined our pioneering institution. Order hard copies from helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk.

Examples of usage: An in-depth primer on the history of the University, a handout at visits or presentations.

Research beacons brochure picture

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Research beacons brochure

(PDF file — 8MB)

A brochure on our research beacons: five areas of high-quality, distinctive research activity. Order hard copies from helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk

Examples of usage: Background reading on the research beacons, a handout at visits or presentations.

In our own words (short version)

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In our own words (short version)

(Video — 1:51)

An inspirational film in which our staff, students and wider stakeholders reveal what the University means to them.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

In our own words (full version)

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In our own words (full version)

(Video — 7:09)

An inspirational film in which our staff, students and wider stakeholders reveal what the University means to them.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Lemn Sissay: Chancellor of The University of Manchester

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Lemn Sissay: Chancellor of The University of Manchester

(Video — 3:40)

Our Chancellor Lemn Sissay takes a tour of our campus, explaining how the University inspires him and how he hopes to inspire the University in turn.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Inspire and be inspired – a poem from Lemn Sissay

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Inspire and be inspired – a poem from Lemn Sissay

(Video — 2:05)

An inspirational poem from Lemn Sissay to commemorate his installation as the University’s Chancellor.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Research beacons at The University of Manchester

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Research beacons at The University of Manchester

(Video — 1:38)

A short introduction to the University’s research beacons.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University, presentations that showcase our research.

Global inequalities - research beacon

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Global inequalities – research beacon

(Video — 2:20)

A short film about how our research is advancing our understanding of the world in which we live, addressing global inequalities to improve lives.

Examples of usage: Any showcase for our research in the humanities, global health or social sciences.

Advanced materials – research beacons

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Advanced materials – research beacons

(Video — 2:19)

A short film about how our research and innovation in advanced materials focuses on solving some of the world’s most critical problems.

Examples of usage: Any showcase for our research in engineering and the physical sciences.

Cancer – research beacons

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Cancer – research beacons

(Video — 2:14)

A short film about how our approach to cancer research spans the full spectrum of combating the disease.

Examples of usage: Any showcase for our research in cancer and the medical sciences.

Energy – research beacons

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Energy – research beacons

(Video — 2:10)

A short film about how our researchers are pioneering the energy systems of the future.

Examples of usage: Any showcase for our research in nuclear, engineering and the social sciences.

Industrial biotechnology – research beacons

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Industrial biotechnology – research beacons

(Video — 2:05)

A short film about how our researchers are at the forefront of a European industrial renaissance, creating next-generation chemicals.

Examples of usage: Any showcase for our research in the physical, chemical and life sciences.

Campus flyover

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Campus flyover

(Video — 2:08)

An airborne tour of our amazing campus, providing unique views of the University.

Examples of usage: Showcasing our campus to audiences outside of Manchester, background/ambient film content for reception areas or breakout rooms.